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CA1

Analytical

CA1a

Both Conventional & Spectroscopic

CA1c

Qualitative

CA1d(i)

Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen content in metal sample

CA2

FTIR spectra -  Range: 400-4000cm-1, Sample type: solid powder or liquid

CA3

UV-visible spectra (liquid sample only)

    Corrosion Tests

CT1

Salt spray test

CT2

Copper strip corrosion test

CT3

Stress corrosion test

CT4

Wheel test for inhibitor

CT5

Hydrogen permeation test (Ambient temp.)

CT6

Exfoliation corrosion (EXCO) test for Aluminum alloys

CT7

Intergranular corrosion susceptibility in stainless steels

CT7a

Oxalic acid etching

CT7b

Ferric Sulfate- Sulfuric acid

CT7c

Boiling nitric acid test

CT7d

Copper sulfate- sulfuric acid

CT7e

Copper sulfate- sulfuric acid

CT8

Stress corrosion cracking test in boiling magnesium chloride

CT9

Pitting and crevice corrosion resistance of stainless steels and related alloys by use of ferric chloride solution

Physical Property Evaluation

ME1

Impact test on Notched  Charpy

ME1a

At room temp. on prepared specimen

ME1b

At sub-zero temperature up to –50 deg. C on prepared sample

ME1c

Extra charge for charpy sample preparation

ME2

Hardness tests

ME2a

Hardness tests by Vicker/Brinell/Rockwell/Pyramid hardness test

ME2b

Microhardness test

ME2c

Nanoindentation

ME3

Tensile Test

ME3a

At room temperature on prepared sample

ME3b

At high temperature up to 750 ºC on prepared sample

ME3c

Sub-zero temp. up to –50 ºC on prepared sample

ME4

Compression Test

 

At room temp. on prepared sample (cube or cylinder)

ME5

Fracture Toughness

ME5a

Fracture toughness test (Kic) at RT on prepared specimen

ME5c

Fracture toughness test (Jic) at RT on prepared specimen

ME5b

Fracture toughness test (Kic) at HT (up to 300º C) on prepared specimen

ME5d

Fracture toughness test (Jic) at HT (up to 300º C) on prepared specimen

ME5e

Extra charge for preparing test samples

ME6

Fatigue test and FCGR

ME6a

High cycle fatigue tests

ME6b

S-N curve generation (20 specimens will be tested)

ME6c

Low cycle fatigue at RT

ME6d

Low cycle fatigue at 300oC

ME6e

Low cycle fatigue at -50 oC

 

Low cycle fatigue above 300 and up to 600 ºC on prepared specimens

ME6f

Extra charge for fatigue sample preparation

ME6g

Fatigue crack growth at RT on prepared specimen

 

Extra charge for FCGR specimen making

ME7

Creep Test

ME7a

Stress rupture test in multi-specimen creep testing machine up to 700 ºC on prepared specimen

ME7b

Creep test in single specimen creep testing machine up to 700 ºC on prepared specimen

ME7c

Creep or stress rupture test above 1000 ºC (Max.1100 ºC) on prepared specimen

ME7d

Specimen making charge

  Melting services and related material characterization

MS1a

Vacuum Induction melting

MS1b

Vacuum Induction melting

MS2

Air melting

MS3

Arc Furnace melting (50 KVA)

MS4a

Submerged Arc melting (50 KVA)

MS4b

Submerged Arc melting (175KVA)

MS5

Vacuum Induction melting

MS6

Softening Melting

MS7

Physical Tests

MS7a

RI

MS7b

RDI

MS7c

TDI

MS7d

Decrepitation of lime

MS7e

Bend Test

MS7f

Flattering Test

MS7g

Compression Test

MS8

Refractory Tests

MS8a

Particle Size determination

MS8b

CCS

MS8c

Modulus of rupture

MS8d

Thermal Conductivity test  (0- 1500)0C

 

AP/Sp.Gr./BD

MS8e

High temp. Creep

MS8f

Hot  MoR

  Microstructural Characterization

MC1

Metallography

MC1a

Examination of microstructure and macrostructure including cutting,   grinding and preparing the specimen and  interpretation of results with  photograph

MC1b

Metallography (quantitative)

MC2

SEM

MC2a

SEM + EDX analysis

MC2b

SEM + EBSD

MC2c

FEG SEM

MC2d

FFG SEM + EBSD

MC3

XRD

MC3a

Qualitative XRD

MC3a(i)

Qualitative X-ray diffraction for normal 2 deg./m diffractogram (without interpretation)

MC3a(ii)

Identification (presence/absence of up to 5 specified phases)

MC3a(iii)

Identification (presence/absence of each additional phases)

MC3b

Quantitative estimation of crystalline phases (standard to be given by party)

MC3c

Particle size (crystallite size)

MC3d

Residual Stress

MC3d(i)

Residual stress on ferrous sample (quantitative) when XEC of   material are available

MC3d(ii)

Residual stress on non-ferrous sample (quantitative) when XEC of material are available

MC3d(iii)

Determination of X-ray Elastic constants

MC3d(iv)

Residual stress on-site in-situ components

MC3d(v)

Structure determination and lattice parameter measurement of crystalline constituents

MC4

TEM examination plus EDAX micro-analysis

MC5

AFM

MC5a

Contact AFM

MC5b

Non-Contact AFM

MC5c

MFM

MC5d

STM

MC5e

VE-AFM

MC5f

VE-DFM

MC5g

LM-FFM

MC5h

EC-STM

MC6

EPMA (WDS Analysis)

MC6a

Point/Line analysis

MC6b

Element Mapping

  Mineral Processing & Characterization

MN1a

BET surface area only

MN1b

Complete BET analysis including BET surface area, mesopore size distribution, pore volume and average pore diameter

MN2

Particle size: Aqueous suspension

MN3

Zeta potential: Aqueous suspension

MN4

Mineral Characterisation

MN4a

 identification only

MN4b

only Optical Microscopy

MN4c

Optical microscopy, liberation

MN4d

including XRD,SEM Etc

MN5

Carbon coating

MN6

Ash Fusion temperature (AFT) Tests

MN7

DTA & TG Analysis

MN8

Complete laboratory (bench) scale mineral processing investigation involving studies for separation of one mineral including petrology and chemical analysis - Exact charges will be decided based on the exact scope of study, manpower involvement, equipment utilised etc)

MN9

Development of flow sheet with mass balance, schematic layout, listing of equipment etc. based on bench scale studies

MN10

Compete laboratory scale mineral processing investigation involving studies for separation of two or more minerals including petrology and chem. Analysis - Exact charges will be decided based on the exact scope of study, manpower involvement, equipment utilised etc)

MN11

Development of flow sheet with mass balance, schematic layout, listing of equipment etc. based on bench scale studies for two or more minerals

MN12

Pelletization Studies

MN13

Lab scale tests/studies of a single mineral processing unit operation under pre-determined conditions including material preparation, reagent cost (if any) and chemical analysis of maximum 4 radicals

MN13a

Only Flotation as project mode (Batch, Limited)

MN13b

Tabling (batch expt., limited)

MN13c

Jigging (Batch expt., Limited)

MN13d

Spiralling(batch expt., Limited)

MN13e

Electrostatic separation (batch expt., Limited)

MN13f

Magnetic separation – Dry (batch expt., Limited)

MN13g

Magnetic separation –wet (batch expt.,Limited)

MN13h

Floatex Gravity separation

MN14a

Bond’s work index determination- Ball Mill

MN14b

Bond’s work index determination-Rod Mill

MN15

Hardgroove Grindability Index (HGI)

MN16

Filtration Studies -Leaf

MN17

Filtration Studies -Drum

MN18

Filtration Studies -Pressure

MN19

Settling studies

MN20

Heavy media test (3 diff. Densities upto 3.3)– for mineral

MN21

Washability Tests for Coal for one size range upto 0.5 mm

MN22

Crushing strength

MN23

Size analysis

MN23a

size analysis (cyclosizing)

 MN23b

size analysis (instrumental- laser, 2mm to 1 micron)

MN23c

size analysis (200 mm to 325 mesh) dry or wet Screening  

MN23d

sample preparation only (10 mesh to 200 mesh)

MN23e

 

MN23f

 Bulk sample preparation after grinding (50 Kg)

MN24

Magnetic separation (LIMS/ WHIMS) at fixed intensity

MN25

Attrition scrubbing - sample preparation (200mm to 200 mesh)

MN26

Tumbler test

MN27

Shatter test

MN28

Grindability test

MN29

Hydrocyclone Studies

MN30

Multigravity separation Studies

MN31

Duplex concentrator Studies

MN32

BM Vanner Studies

MN33

Davis Tube Magnetic separation studies

MN34

Mineral separator Studies

MN35

Falcon Concentrator

MN36

Bulk density/Sp.Gr

MN37

Viscosity measurement

MN38

Zeta potential measurement (below 25 micron), ZPC

MN39

Porosity measurement

MN40

Surface tension Measurement (Liquid sample)

MN41

      Contact angle measurement (Powder sample)

MN42

Proximate analysis of coal

MN43

Turbidity measurement

MN44

Pilot Plant Scale Investigations

MN44a

Complete pilot plant scale mineral beneficiation investigation (quantity of ore to be specified by NML) Exact charges will be decided based on the exact scope of study, manpower involvement, equipment utilised etc)

Contact angle measurement (Powder sample)

MN44b

Development of flow sheet with mass balance, schematic layout, listing of equipment etc. Based on pilot plant studies

MN44c

Pot sintering studies (including studies on variation of basicity, moisture, return fines & coke breeze), size and chemical analysis of ingredients, shatter & tumbler strength of sinter, reducibility, RDI, TDI, Softening & Chemical analysis of 2 selected sinter samples

MN44d

Briquetting Studies

MN45

Pilot plant scale study of a single unit operation under predetermined conditions including chemical analysis

MN45a

magnetic separation (dry or  wet) (ore to be treated not more than 500 kg)

MN45b

Tabling (ore to be treated not more than 500 kg)

MN45c

Spiral Concentration (ore to be treated not more than 500 kg

MN45d

Scrubbing and classification (Not more than 1 tonne)

MN45e

Crushing and screening (ore to be treated not more than 1 tonne)

MN45f

Jigging (ore to be treated not more than 500 kg)

MN45g

BM separator (ore to be treated not more than 100 kg)

MN45h

Cross Belt concentrator (ore to be treated not more than 100 kg)

MN45i

Pelletization (not more than 100 kg)

  Non-destructive Evaluation

ND1a

Ultrasonic flaw detection

ND1b

Ultrasonic thickness measurement

ND1c

Ultrasonic C-Scan measurement

ND1d

Modulus of elasticity measurement by Ultrasonic

ND1e

Ultrasonic flaw detection by TOFD

ND1f

Ultrasonic flaw detection by Phased array

ND2

Radiography

ND3

Eddy current testing

ND4

Magnetic Barkhausen emission

  Physical Property Evaluation

PE1

Magnetic Property Measurement using ring specimen having dimension: OD=30mm, ID=20mm, thickness=5mm

PE1a

D.C. magnetic testing of soft magnetic materials (ring shaped) & determination of maximum permeability, coercive force, remanence and magnetic induction.

PE1b

A.C. B-H. Loop & determination of Coercive force, maximum permeability, core loss

PE2

Vibrating sample magneto meter (Maximum magnetic field 12kG)

PE2a

Room Temp. Magnetisation

PE2b

High temp magnetisation (RT to 1000oC)

PE2c

Low temp magnetisation  (-193oC to 150oC)

PE2d

Temperature variation (RT to 1000oC) of magnetisation & Curie temperature measurement

PE2e

Temperature variation (-193oC to 150oC) of magnetisation 

PE3

Thermal properties Evaluation

PE3a

Temperature variation of electrical resistivity (Room temp to 1000oC)

PE3b

Temperature variation of electrical resistivity (-193oC to 150oC)

PE3c

 Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) from RT to 700 oC

PE3d

Specific heat up to 500oC using Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)

PE3e

Thermal diffusivity using laser flash apparatus. Sample diameter: 12.5mm. Thicknes:3.5mm

PE3f

Specific heat and Thermal Conductivity using laser flash apparatus. Sample diameter: 12.5mm. Thicknes:3.5mm

PE3g

Thermogravimetric analyser (TGA)/ Differential Thermal analyser (DTA)

  Processing and Heat Treatment

PT1

Vac. Hot Press (Tmax 1200 oC, Loadmax 4 Ton)

PT1a

i) Each test – High density Graphite Die-Punch to be provided by he party)

PT1b

ii) Brazing using above

PT2

Mechanical Processing

PT2a

Forging (0.1 MT for Cold Material)

PT2b

Forging  (0.5 – 1.0 MT for Cold Material)

PT2c

Forging  (Hot Material)

PT2d

Cold Rolling

PT2e

Hot Rolling

PT2f

Extrusion (only Al and Mg alloys)

PT2g

Wire drawing M/C (Bench Draw) Wire drawing M/C (Drum Draw)

PT3

Heat Treatment

PT3a

Heat treatment (<1000 oC up to 8 h)

PT3b

Heat treatment (1000-1200 oC up to 8 h)

 

Water Analysis

Analytical charges for ground water/ drinking water/ effluent water analysis at NML water laboratory

WA1

Package A (Physico-chemical) : Colour , PH, Conductivity, Acidity/alkanity, Total dissolved solids, Total suspended solids, Chloride, Iron (total), Calcium as CaCO3, Magnesium as MgCO3, Manganese, Zinc

WA2

Package B (Anions) : Fluoride, Nitrate, Chloride, Sulphate, Bromide, Phosphate, Iodide

WA3

Package C (Cations): Iron (total), Nickel, Chromium (total), Lead, Manganese, Cadmium, Zinc, Calcium, Copper, Cobalt

WA4

Analysis of specific parameter in package A, B and C

WA5

Special analysis: Total arsenic As(II) and As(V)

  Miscellaneous Tests

EN1

Code & heat-treatment (Heat treatment to diffuse hydrogen out of weld test pieces)

EN2

Coating moisture test (loss in wt. At 120oC for 30 minutes)

 

NML MADRAS CENTRE


  Temperature Calibration

MC1

Platinum-Rhodium Thermocouples, Types-B/S/R/N (200 to 1500oC)

MC 2

Platinum-Rhodium Thermocouples, Types-B/S/R/N (200 to 1200oC)

MC 3

Chromel-Alumel, Type: K Thermocouple (100 to 1200oC)

MC 4

Iron-Constantan, Type: J Thermocouple (30 to 600oC)

MC 5

Copper-Constantan, Type: T Thermocouple (30 to 400oC)

MC 6

Resistance Thermal Detectors Pt. 100 RTD (0 to 600oC)

MC 7

Resistance Thermal Detectors Pt 1000 (-20 to 600 oC)

MC 8

Dry block calibrators, furnaces, ovens etc. (30 to 600 oC) (At NML)

MC 9

Dry block calibrators, furnaces, ovens etc. (30 to 1200 oC) (At NML)

MC 10

Milli Volt meter (source & measure) Voltage -20 to 200 mV

MC 11

Ohm Meter (source & measure) Resistance 0 to 500 ohms

MC 12

Temperature indicators, temperature controllers or both digital and analog (Temperature 0 to 2200 oC)

  Chemical tests

MC 13

Chemical analysis of metals and alloys by optical emission spectrometer (OES)

MC 14

Chemical analysis using atomic absorption spectrometer (AAS)

MC 15

Chemical analysis by wet chemical method

  Corrosion tests

MC 16

Coating thickness measurement by coating thickness meter

MC 17

Corrosion testing by weight loss measurements

MC 18

Corrosion testing by polarization and electrochemical impedance studies

MC 19

Surface profile measurement using Mitutoyo Surfjet 301 surface profilometer

  Instrumental Analysis

MC 20

Particle Size Analysis

MC 21

BET Surface Area Measurement

MC 22

Zeta Potential

MC 23

CHNS

MC 24

TOC

  Metallurgical tests

MC 25

Optical Microscopy of Metallic Materials (excluding sample preparation)

26

Optical Microscopy of Metallic Materials (including sample preparation)

MC 27

Macrostructure

MC 28

Micro-hardness (Vickers 5 g to 1 kg)

MC 29

Macro-hardness (Brinell-187.5, 750, 3000 kgf; Vickers -  upto 50 kgf; Rockwell – A,B,C scales and superficial scale)

  Metallurgical Inspection

MC 30

Expert opinion on the basis of visual inspection at site for metallurgical consignments (upto 3 containers)

For each additional container

MC 31

Expert opinion on the basis of visual inspection at site for bulk cargo (upto 1000 tonnes)

For each additional 1000 tonnes

  Tiles tests (Cement tiles)

MC 32

Water absorption (IS: 1237) Full size

MC 33

Abrasion Resistance (IS:1237) Full size

MC 34

Wet Transverse Strength (IS:1237) Full size

MC 35

Flatness (IS:1237) Full size

MC 36

Co-efficient of friction (ASTM: E-303) Full size

MC 37

Colour fading (DIN: 51049) Full size

  Tiles tests (Pavement block)

MC 38

Compressive Strength (BS: 6717) Full size

MC 39

Water Absorption (IS: 1237) Full size

MC 40

Abrasion Resistance (IS: 1237) Full size

MC 41

Skid Resistance (ASTM: E 303) Full Size

MC 42

Colour fading (DIN: 51094) Full Size

  Tiles tests (Ceramic Tiles/Vitrified Tiles)

MC 43

Dimension and Surface Quality (IS:13630) Full size

MC 44

Water Absorption (IS:13630) Full size

MC 45

Modulus of Rupture (IS: 13630) Full size

MC 46

Chemical Resistance (IS:13630) Full size

MC 47

Abrasion Resistance (IS: 13630) Full size

MC 48

Co-efficient of Friction (ASTM: E 303) Full size

MC 49

Color Fading (DIN: 51094) Full size

  Tiles tests (Granite ASTM:C-615)

MC 50

Absorption, SP.Gravity, Density (ASTM:C-97) 50x50x50 mm

MC 51

Compressive strength (ASTM C-170) 50.8x50.8x50.8 mm

52

Flexural Strength (ASTM C-880) 381.0x102.0x32.0 mm

MC 53

Modulus of Rupture (ASTM: C-99) 203.2 x 101.6x57.2 mm

MC 54

Abrasion Resistance (ASTM:C-241/IS:1237) 50.8x50.8x25.4/ 70 x 70 x 25 mm

MC 55

Skid Resistance (ASTM:E 303) 300.00 x 300.00 x 25.0 mm

MC 56

Petrography 50.0 x 50.0 x 50.0 mm

  Tiles tests (Marble ASTM : C-503)

MC 57

Absorption, Sp. Gravity, Density (ASTM:C-97) 50.0x50.0x50.0 mm

MC 58

Compressive Strength (ASTM:C-170) 50.8x50.8x50.8 mm

MC 59

Flexural Strength (ASTM:C-880) 381.0x102.0x32.0 mm

MC 60

Modulus of Rupture (ASTM:C-99) 203.2 x 101.6 x 57.2 mm

MC 61

Abrasion Resistance (ASTM:C 241 / IS:1237) 50.8x50.8x25.4 / 70 x 70 x 25 mm

MC 62

     Skid Resistance (ASTM E-303) 300.0 x 300.0 x 25.0 mm

MC 63

Petrography 50.0 x 50.0 x 50.0 mm, Skid Resistance (ASTM E-303) 300.0 x 300.0 x 25.0 mm

  Tiles test (Slate-ASTM:C-629)

MC 64

Water Absorption (ASTM C-121) 101.6 x 101.6 x 7.9 mm

MC 65

Modulus of Rupture (ASTM:C-120) Structural 305 x 38.1 x 25.4 Roofing 101.6x 101.6 x 6.4

MC 66

Abrasion Resistance (ASTM:C-241 / IS:1237) 50.8x50.8x25.4 / 70x70x25

MC 67

Skid Resistance (ASTM: E 303) 300.0x300.0x25.0

MC 68

Petrography 50.0 x 50.0 x 50.0 mm

Testing and Analysis